Today (4 June 2019) marks one year since the rules changed to allow learner drivers to practice driving on motorways, with a driving instructor. Mark Winn shares the thoughts of some ADI's who've taken learners on the motorway.
What we're doing to set standards for driver training, including the skills, knowledge and understanding needed, and how we're protecting the public from illegal instructors.
Dr Shaun Helman is the chief scientist for Behavioural Sciences and Human Factors at the Transport Research Laboratory. In this blog post he shares more about the Driver 2020 project, and lets you know how you can help.
This is a guest blog post from the NWG network, who tackle child sexual exploitation. In it, they share guidance about how driving instructors can help keep vulnerable people safe.
ADI Registrar, Jacqui Turland explains why we've updated the Official Register of Driving Instructor Training (ORDIT) and what the changes will look like.
Bob Hannigan, Head of National Standards and Accreditation explains why we're sending trial text messages to learner drivers, and what they will look like.
This week marks 6 months since learner drivers were allowed to take driving lessons on the motorway. Finbar King tells us a bit about his experience of being one of the first learners on the motorway.
Mark Winn, Head of Rider and Vocational Policy, explains what changes we'll be making to improve the trainer booking system.
Jacqui Turland, ADI Registrar, explains how certain types of inappropriate conduct by a driving instructor might be dealt with to protect learner drivers, and protect and improve the reputation of the ADI profession.
It’s been nearly 2 months since we implemented the changes to the driving test. Chief Driving Examiner, Lesley Young, shares some of the feedback we've had so far from our driving examiners, learner drivers and driving instructors.
In September, RoSPA carried out a risk assessment of the driving test changes. Gordon Witherspoon, Deputy Chief Driving Examiner, explains what happened on the day.